Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett are teaming up in another rare show of bipartisan support in hopes of stimulating business growth in Milwaukee.Read More »
By Marie Rohde Scott Walker says make no mistake about it: He has not waffled in his opposition to high-speed rail. “I don’t think we can afford it,” Wisconsin’s governor-elect said Monday. Walker put to rest speculation that he wavered ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer A higher Wisconsin sales tax may be in your future. The latest push for increased sales and so-called consumption taxes comes from a consortium of movers and shakers in Wisconsin. Dubbed the Wisconsin Prosperity Strategy, their report ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] The early draft (PDF) of a plan to break the impasse over a southeastern Wisconsin transit system threatens to multiply the squabbles by setting up separate authorities and forcing them to unite. Still, some officials in Milwaukee, ...
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Sean Ryan [email protected] Milwaukee County communities keep tripping up on the specifics of partnerships for public works projects. “On the surface, it may be workable,” said Richard Sokol, Greenfield director of neighborhood services. “But the devil is in the details.” ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] Rather than fight what could be a losing battle, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee should explore other location options for its new school, according to one Milwaukee County supervisor. Proponents of parks and open spaces will fight the ...Read More »